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Transgender Man: Hospital Violated California Law By Denying Hysterectomy

(April 20, 2017, 2:35 PM EDT) -- SAN DIEGO — A medical center declined to allow a hysterectomy the day before the scheduled procedure after learning that the patient was transgender, a man claims in a complaint filed in the San Francisco County Superior Court on April 19 (Evan Minton v. Dignity Health, et al., No. N/A, Calif. Super., San Francisco Co.).

(Complaint available.  Document #93-170517-002C.)

Evan Minton claims that Dignity Health, doing business as Mercy San Juan Medical Center (MSJMC), agreed to allow his physician to perform the procedure at its facilities. ...
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